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Objective 1: Professional Identity

Insuring students' professional identity is grounded in ethics and guided by best practice. Students will demonstrate their professional identity by joining and subsequently becoming active in various professional counseling organizations to include but not limited to: the American Counseling Association, the American School Counselor Association, the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, and/or Chi Sigma Iota.

Objective 2: Awareness and Acknowledgement of Cultural Diversity

As a result of being introduced to a wide variety of learning opportunities both in the classroom and the community, students will acquire: awareness of themselves and others; to include but not limited to cognitive, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the individual and the ability to respectfully incorporate clinical skills that are consistent with and respectful of the cultural dictates of clients.

Objective 3: Determination of Personal Strengths and Professional Concerns

Students will be able to assess their strengths and professional concerns. The student will demonstrate his or her skills in a counseling context as they relate to, clinical skills, converting counseling knowledge/theories, into best professional practice, advocacy, and social justice.

Objective 4: Acquisition of Counseling Competencies

Students are able to accurately demonstrate and document their competencies across the CACREP Standards in a manner that positively reflects on the individual and the counseling profession.

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